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RAF Mae West


Published 194


This is a clinical film showing experiments on an anaesthetised male subject in order to test the 'righting behaviour' of five different life jackets / buoyancy aids (including a German model) in a swimming pool. The experiments took place during WWII. The models are preceeded with intertitles with the relevant model details: RAF Mae West, USAAF Life Waistcoat, BOT Victory Lifebelt, Morner Life Bag, German kapok life waistcoat with chin support. 2 segments.


Run time 0:09:30
Producer Wellcome Library
Production Company There are no opening or closing credits.
Sponsor Unknown
Audio/Visual silent, b&w

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